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T he 100 G reatest M ilitary P hotographs. From Military Times Publishing Company, insert to the 25 Sept 2000 issues of Army/Navy/AF Times. No. 100 Robert Capa WWII. No. 99 U.S. Navy Archives Pearl Harbor. No. 98 Jacob Harris WWII. No. 97 Ray Platnick WWII. No. 96

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The 100 GreatestMilitary Photographs

From Military Times Publishing Company,

insert to the 25 Sept 2000 issues of Army/Navy/AF Times

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No. 100

Robert Capa


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No. 99

U.S. Navy Archives

Pearl Harbor

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No. 98

Jacob Harris


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No. 97

Ray Platnick


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No. 96

David Turnley

Operation Desert Storm

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No. 95

Charles Kerlee


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No. 94

Christopher Morris

USS Stark

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No. 93

Philip Jones Griffiths

Vietnam, 1968

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No. 92

Christopher Morris

Persian Gulf War

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No. 91

U.S. Army Archives

WWII, July 1944

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No. 90

William Dinwiddle

Rough Riders, 1898

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No. 89

Brad Markel

Andrews AFB, 1991

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No. 88

Philadelphia Public Ledger

WWI, Nov 1918

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No. 87

Adrian Duff

WWI, Sep 1918

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No. 86

Stanley Tretick

South Korea

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No. 85

U.S. Army Signal Corps

Lt Gen George S. Patton

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No. 84

Robert Jakobsen

Ca National Guard, 1940

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No. 83

Wayne Miller

WWII, 1944

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No. 82

U.S. Army Air Force

WWII, 1943

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No. 81

U.S. Army Archives

WWII, 1944

Paris, France

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No. 80

Peter Turnley

“Highway of Doom”

Persian Gulf War, 1991

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No. 79

Hank Walker

South Korea, 1950

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No. 78

U.S. Marine Corps


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No. 77

Steve Elfers

Operation Desert Storm

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No. 76

Steve Elfers

Operation Desert Storm

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No. 75

Bruno Barbey

Persion Gulf War

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No. 74

Alexander Gardner

Civil War, 1862

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No. 73

Jeff Tuttle

Operation Desert Shield

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No. 72

U.S. Army Archives

WWII, 1943

Tarawa Atoll

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No. 71

Alfred Cooperman

WWII, 1943

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No. 70

Rich Mason

Persian Gulf War

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No. 69

W. Eugene Smith

Saipan, WWII

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No. 68

Larry Burrows

Vietnam, 1966

Plane is a Douglas A–1 Skyraider

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No. 67

Larry Burrows

Vietnam, 1966

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No. 66

U.S. Navy Archives

Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941

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No. 65


WWI, 1919

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No. 64

Sadayuki Mikami

Persian Gulf War

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No. 63

Hulton–Getty Archives

Vietnam, 1966

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No. 62


Saigon, 1975

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No. 61

Time Life

South Korea, 1950

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No. 60

Fred Ramage

D–Day, 1944

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No. 59

U.S. Navy Archives

USS Hornet, 1942

Jimmy Doolittle raid on Tokyo

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No. 58

Larry Burrows

Vietnam, 1966

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No. 57

U.S. Army Signal Corps

Gen Dwight Eisenhower

Speaking to Army Airborne troops prior to operation Overlord (D–Day)

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No. 56

The Marshall Collection

1st Aviation Fatality,


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No. 55

U.S. Army Archives

Gen Douglas MacArthur

Wading ashore in Philippines

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No. 54

National Archives

WWII, Nov 1944

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No. 53

Hulton–Getty Archives

Vietnam, 1969

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No. 52

W. Eugene Smith

Saipan, WWII, 1944

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No. 51

Malcolm Browne

Saigon, 1963

Buddhist monk self–immolation

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No. 50

Paul Watson

Mogadishu, Somalia

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No. 49

National Archives

“Bataan Death March”


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No. 48

Tsuguichi Koyangi

Bataan, 1942

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No. 47

U.S. Navy Archives

South Pacific

Torpedoed Japanese cruiser

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No. 46

Henri Huet

Vietnam, 1966

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No. 45

Associated Press

Vietnam PoWs, 1973

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No. 44

Walter Sanders

Berlin Airlift, 1948

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No. 43

Barrett Gallagher

USS Intrepid, 1944

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No. 42

Wayne Miller

South Pacific, 1943

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No. 41

Don McCullin

Vietnam, 1968

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No. 40

U.S. Navy Archives

USS Bunker Hill, 1945

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No. 39

U.S. Army Archives

Conf of the Big 3, 1945

Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin

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No. 38

Fenno Jacobs

USS New Jersey, 1944

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No. 37

Jerry Rutberg

WWII, 1945

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No. 36

U.S. Air Force

Operation Greenhouse


Atomic bomb test series

Enewetok Atoll, Pacific Ocean

(video clip playing in rectangle to left)

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No. 35

U.S. Army Signal Corps

Nagasaki, 1945

Fat Man plutonium implosion bomb

20 kilotons

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No. 34

Ken Jarecke

Persian Gulf War

Iraqi soldier in burned–out armored vehicle

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No. 33

Robert Ellison

Khe Sanh, 1968

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No. 32

Carl Mydans

USS Missouri, 1945

Japanese surrender

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No. 31

Philip Jones Griffiths

Vietnam, 1968

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No. 30

Bernie Boston

Demonstration, 1967

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No. 29


Civil War, 1865

Survivors of Andersonville GA prison camp (Camp Sumter)

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No. 28

David Douglas Duncan

Korea, 1950

Retreat from Chosin Reservoir

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No. 27

W. Eugene Smith

WWII, 1945

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No. 26

Gamma Liaison

Saigon, 1975

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No. 25

Carol Guzy

Haiti, 1994

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No. 24

Ronald, Haeberle

“Mi Lai Massacre”


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No. 23

U.S. Navy Archives

USS Enterprise, 1943

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No. 22

David Douglas Duncan

Korea, 1950

Retreat from Chosin Reservoir

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No. 21

George Strock

WWII, 1943

First photo released to American public showing dead GIs (you can see maggots crawling on the man in the foreground)

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No. 20

Bill Foley

Beirut, 1983

Bombing of the Marine barracks

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No. 19

Robert Capa

WWII – The Last Day

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No. 18

Alexander Gardner

Antietam, Civil War, 1862

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No. 17

U.S. Navy Archives

Pearl Harbor, 1941

USS Arizona

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No. 16

John Filo

Kent State, 1970

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No. 15

Thai Khad Chuon

Vietnam, 1975

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No. 14

U.S. Army Archives

WWI, 1918

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No. 13

Art Greenspon

Vietnam, 1968

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No. 12

U.S. Army Archives

Rhine River, 1945

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No. 11

Ed Clark

President Roosevelt’s Funeral

Warm Springs GA, 1945

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No. 10

W. Eugene Smith

Saipan, WWII, 1944

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No. 9

David Turnley

Persian Gulf War

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No. 8

Eddie Adams

Vietnam, 1968

Police chief executes suspected Viet Cong

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No. 7

Alexander Gardner

Gettysburg, 1863

It is thought that this picture was staged by the photographer

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No. 6

Nick Ut

Vietnam, 1972

Napalm attack victims

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No. 5

Sal Veder

Travis AFB, 1973

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No. 4

Larry Burrows

Vietnam, 1966

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No. 3

Alfred Eisenstadt

Times Square, 1945

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No. 2

Robert Capa

D–Day, Omaha Beach, 1944

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No. 1

Joe Rosenthal

Iwo Jima, WWII, 1945